PPTP stands for "Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol" and is a method for implementing virtual private networks (VPNs).

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PPTP VPN on Android for Selected Apps

I've created a PPTP VPN on our firms Mikrotik router. And I've successfully connected the android devices via their native VPN app in settings. However that means that all of the traffic will be sent ...
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Lion built-in VPN client times out connecting to Windows 2003 PPTP server

I have a new iMac with OS X 10.7 (Lion) on it that refuses to connect to a PPTP-based VPN server (running Windows 2003 SBS). To shortcut past a lot of questions: There is a Dell workstation running ...
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PPTP VPN issue, multiple platforms

Using PPTP VPN for multiple clients, I've seen an interesting issue on Mac OSX El Capitan, and Windows 7 and 8. For clients connecting from home using a subnet that is identical to the internal subnet ...
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How can I solve Windows PPTP VPN issues?

I'm having persistent problems with Windows PPTP VPN connections. The VPN appears up whilst the tunnel won't transfer traffic (ping to a remote IP within the VPN works for a while, and then fails). ...
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Set up VPN server on a DD-WRT router behind NAT

I am trying to setup a PPTP VPN Server on my DD-WRT router behind NAT (the ISP router of my provider). I've done a lot of googling, but it seems like not many people mention about this exact scenario ...
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pptpd use linux users

Is it possible to let pptpd use the users and passwords as configured in linux? Like, my username (on which I also log in to ssh) is "myUserName", and my password is "admin". Would there be any way to ...
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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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How to setup a PPTP tunnel to automatically reconnect after tunnel connection drops

I am currently connecting to a server via a pptp tunnel. I have a python script that downloads data from the tunnel. Every now and than the tunnel will be disconnected. I am wondering how do I ...
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Client to client route on Windows VPN

I'm trying to configure a PPTP VPN network to play LAN games. The structure is shown in the picture below: As you can see, Client 1, Client 2 and Client 3 establish a VPN connection (using the ...
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Hostapd does not process HTTPS trafic from ppp0

I setup router server with hostapd 2.3 which works perfectly with eth0 -> wlan0 configuration. But if I'm switching config to ppp0 -> wlan0, then clients connected to wlan0 can access only to HTTP ...
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Can't ping server itself after connected to PPTP VPN

I've set up a PPTP server on a CentOS 6.5 machine to use VPN from public networks and other miscellaneous scripts. Everything seem to be working OK except I can't ping the VPN server by its public IP ...
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Using pptpd with iptables and interface ppp0

I already asked this stackoverflow, but I was told to ask it here :) I'd like make a few ports only accessible via VPN (PPTP). I'm running Debian 8 on the server and pptpd v1.4.0 from apt-get and ...
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Can't acess home network share over L2TP/IPsec VPN but works with PPTP

I have a Synology NAS at home with PPTP and L2TP VPN activated on it. From school, when I connect to the L2TP VPN with my laptop, I can't access my network share \\DISKSTATION. But when doing the same ...
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Fixed ppp interface name?

I have many pptp vpn tunnels or servers to connect to and linux would assign ppp0 for the 1st connection, ppp1 for 2nd connection and so on. I need the interfaces to be fixed so i can forward the ...
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pptp port 1723 unreachable

I'm trying to setup a pptp VPN on my server, but for some reasons the server is not responding to me. on the server I have: $ sudo netstat -alpn | grep :1723 tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:1723 ...
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Windows 10 PPTP VPN No Internet

I know what you're thinking, "Just go to the VPN connection, right click and go to properties > Networking > IPv4 > Properties > Advanced > Uncheck 'Use default gateway on remote network'" ...
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Setup PPTP to access home network transparently

I have Raspberry Pi box connected to home WiFi-router and running pptpd. The local addresses is 192.168.1.32 (eth0) and 192.168.2.1 (ppp0) and local name raspberry.local. I have iMac connected to ...
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Connect to a PPTP Server with my Router

Here is the following scenario: [ NETWORK 1 ] [ World Wide Web ] [ Network 2] [PC1] -> ROUTER1 -> MODEM1 <- ISP WWW ISP -> MODEM2 -> ROUTER2 -> ...
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Connecting Android to Windows VPN

I have set up a VPN on my Windows 10 computer by going into Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections and hitting Alt and then going to File > New Incoming Connection... and setting up ...
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VPN PPTP Connection Shared With--Or From Within--VirtualBox VM

Using a Windows 7 host and a PPTP connection I've been unable to get the VPN working with a VM running a RedHat Linux derivative. Sharing the host's PPTP connection with VirtualBox's host-only network ...
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Low VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN) performance on raspberry pi

I own a raspberry pi modebl b+ with Raspbian and kernel 3.12.26+ installed. I recompiled the kernel and enabled pptp module in order to use it with pptp_accel Using the same VPN provider and their ...
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Where is the log file for pptpd on Ubuntu?

I was running a working pptp server months ago. After tried and failed l2tp server, I wanted to go back to pptp. But for some reason it won't work any more. I cannot even find the data log for the ...
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MPPE difficulties on OSX PPTP VPN server

I'm trying to get a VPN up and running again on a Mac OSX server, and seem to have run into a snag with MPPE. When I try and connect to the VPN from my laptop on the same local network, I get the ...
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on DD-WRT router how to reconnect PPTP and bypass VPN for specific IPs or connected devices

I've ASUS RT-N66U flashed with "DD-WRT v3.0-r27506 (07/09/15) big". I use VyprVPN service with PPTP protocol. I set up the router through PPTP protocol following these instructions: ...
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Getting Error 800 Trying to Connect to VPN connection set up on Zyzel USG110

We're using Zyxel USG110 Firewall. I've setup VPN connection on the firewall using the following settings: VPN Gateway * L2TP_GW (for client l2tp connections) - My Address => Interface: wan1 - ...
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Is an openVPN with ipv6 more secure than PPTP VPN with ipv4?

I have heard that using ipv6 in combination with a PPTP vpn can expose your true ip address, so I have been using a PPTP VPN with ipv4 for the past few months. I am considering switching to an openVPN ...
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Bonding 2 Internet Service Provider connections?

It's a silly question, probably, but anyway... I've got 2 Internet Service Providers: First provides a connection that runs over L2TP Second provides a Wifi connection Is there any way I can ...
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itshidden.com VPN connection dies and will not reconnect on Ubuntu Server 10.04

I have a ubuntu server which should keep a connection to itshidden.com VPN through PPTP. Somehow, connection dies once in awhile and following lines appear in /var/log/syslog: Jun 24 16:52:54 ...
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Single iptables on openwrt

I have a router with a fresh openwrt install and local network 192.168.5.0/24. There is a server SERV on 192.168.5.100 (HTTP and some other services). There is also a pptp-client tunnel (visible on ...
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Why does my PPTP VPN connection fail to route to the remote network in Linux?

I'm trying to connect to my office's PPTP VPN on Linux via ppp. The gateway has a local IP address in the 10.4.x.x net and I need to access other machines in the 10.x.x.x net (which I can do normally ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPNs in Windows 8.1

I have a couple PPTP VPNs which I've set up in Windows 8.1 . They were working fine for months and months, able to connect with no issues. Then a couple weeks ago they stopped working, and I get a ...
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Is the Mercury router dropping PPTP packets?

I managed to connect my PPTP VPN server with Huawei router + Asus Ap at work. When I get home with my Mercury router, I can establish connection to the server which means at the server side, has ppp0 ...
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Forward all TCP and UDP connections over VPN

I have the following setup: OS: Ubuntu v13 Software: PPTP NIC 1 (eth1) IP: 10.2.95.207/24 Gateway: 10.2.95.1 (this is the network I want to connect to) NIC 2 (eth2) IP: 7.82.176.254/8 (the network ...
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NAT Rule for PPTP Port Forwading

I'm under a very heavy firewall where only very common ports such as 21 and 80 are open. I installed PPTP on my own dedicated server (a Debian Linux) and I`m trying to connect it using Windows, but ...
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Windows 7 default VPN - Single Click to Connect

The default way to connect to a VPN (standard includedd MS client) seems to be to click on the network icon in the system tray to expand it, then pick the VPN connection, and click the connect button. ...
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Connection from iPhone to Windows 7 PPTP VPN fails during LCP negotiation

First, some specs! Remote device: iPhone 4S / iOS 7.0.4 VPN server: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 I've been trying for a while with little luck to get a VPN server set up on my home Windows 7 ...
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Forcing Deluge traffic down ppp0 adapter?

Basically i have a PPTP VPN connection on my linux box (Raspberry Pi on Raspian) and I have Deluge installed with the WebUI. The client is fantastic, really love it and the functionality that comes ...
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No browsing issue on PPTP VPN Server on CentOS 6 64bit

I am trying to setup a VPN server in CentOS 6 64-bit. I used the first 4 steps of following document to setup the server in How-to-setup-your-own-vpn-with-pptp. And I successfully managed to setup ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN though a PPTP VPN on Yosemite

I have just updated to Mac OS X Yosemite and the problem is that the traffic doesn't route to OpenVPN or Kerio connection behind a PPTP connection. Mavericks OS X does not have a problem. I can also ...
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IPAD Air2 PPTP vpn missing vpn dns

User has an IPAD Air2. When he connects to the VPN using his iphone it does not get dns server settings. He is connecting to Windows RRAS as pptp vpn. If I connect with a windows laptop I get all ...
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VPN is blocked only on windows?

Hi was trying to setup an vpn on my macbook because the network i am on blocks a lot of pages and it worked fine on the macbook i used the afreevpn.com vpn it worked no problems then i tried on my ...
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ADSL > VPN > Squid3 > DHCP > eth1 All on local debian server

I've been trying to setup this config for months but due to lack of knowledge & experience I have no success; HW on hand; Fast enough Local Debian server with 2 NICs & SSD hdd ADSL modem in ...
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VPN Connection Over 3G

I have a PPTP server running on my linux box, and i can successfully connect an android client to it using WiFi but when i try to connect to the server using data-connection (3G) it fails to connect. ...
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Persistent routes for DD-WRT PPTP VPN client

My home network in the USA is behind a Buffalo router (G300NH) running their version of DD-WRT. I use the built-in PPTP VPN client to connect to a VPN provider in the UK. I route certain traffic over ...
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How to see log of nmcli “Network connection failed :unknown reason”

My country has network block, so when i use "nmcli connection up uuid", it always show "connection establish successful" and then show "Network connection failed :unknown reason:" right now, I find ...
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Win 8.1 connected to PPTP VPN, DNS not working

I have a server A (Windows Server 2008 R2) and a client B (Windows 8.1) in different locations. I set up a VPN server on A. Since I have only one NIC on A, I chose custom configuration and enabled ...
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PPTP connection: Timeout sending config requests when in eduroam network

trying to connect to a pptp-vpn from within my university network ('eduroam' standard). connection cannot be established (LCP: Timeout sending Config-Requests). The connection works flawlessly from ...
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Unable to make outbound PPTP Connection through DD-WRT

I am unable to make outbound connections to an external PPTP VPN. All of my testing seems to indicate it is an issue with my DD-WRT Configuration on our router. Here's what I have and what I know: ...
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Not able to SSH into Raspberry Pi when PPTP is active

I have a Raspberry Pi set up as a seedbox, and I'm trying to make it connect to my VPN. I'm using PPTP to connect, and I can make the connection work just fine, and my IP address as shown to the ...
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DNS server not responding in vpn connection win 8.1

I use win 8.1 and my campus has an intranet network and a vpn(PPTP). to connect to internet, first I have to connect to the intranet(wireless network) and then connect to vpn. But the problem is when ...